- Not to be confused with Ioan Sturdza, the 19th century Prince of Moldavia.
Ion Sturza (born 9 May 1960, Pîrjolteni, Călăraşi district) is a Moldovan politician and businessman who served as Prime Minister of Moldova between 19 February 1999 and 9 November 1999.
Education and early career 
Born to the Sturdza family of Moldavian boyars, Ion Sturza graduated his studies in economics at the Moldova State University.
Sturza worked as a bank president and a business in distribution of juices and canned food in Moldova. Since 2002, he has been working for Rompetrol, the second biggest Romanian oil company, currently being its vice-president. In 2007, he initiated the biggest transaction in Romania, as KazMunaiGaz bought 75% of the shares of the company for $2.7 billion.
The Prime Minister of Moldova 
He served as Prime Minister of Moldova between February 19, 1999 and November 9, 1999. His government had the support of the Alliance for Democracy and Reforms.